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Sanjeev Choudhary, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Sanjeev Choudhary, Ph.D.

Sanjeev Choudhary, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Division of Endocrinology
Department of Internal Medicine

University of Texas Medical Branch
8.138 Medical Research Building
Galveston, TX 77555-1060
Phone: 409.772.1922
Fax: 409.772.8709

Personal Overview

Dr. Choudhary is a young enthusiastic scientist with extensive experience working in the field of diabetic complications. His research has focused on understanding the role of inflammation, in general, and NF-κB inducing kinase (NIK), an inflammatory MAP kinase, in particular in diabetic complications. He is exploring novel role of NIK in diabetic nephropathy and insulin resistance. Currently, Dr Choudhary's research is focused on exploring the protective role of anti-aging hormone, Klotho in restricting diabetes-induced renal inflammation using latest biochemical and molecular biology approaches. In addition to research, Dr. Choudhary is actively involved in teaching medical and graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

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The department of internal medicine is developing evidence based clinical protocols which will be available in EPIC (as order sets) for use when admitting patients with these diagnoses. Their AIM is to standardize care and decrease length of stay and readmission rates.

Currently available protocols are:
  • CAP - Community Acquired Pneumonia Order set
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis Adult, ICU
  • General Medicine Admission
  • Immunodeficiency Flow Panel
  • MICU/CCU Admission Order Set
  • Oral Analgesic Medications
  • Parenteral Opioids
  • Sepsis, Adult ICU
  • 111 - Stroke Alert
  • 112 - Stroke Activation
  • 300086 - Stroke Floor Admission
  • 3000000001 -  Stroke Critical care without tPA
  • 300088 Stroke - Transfer from Critical care to floor
  • 3004002 - Stroke Discharge

All protocols can be found in the EPIC order set section.

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